OUR PROGRAMS

As Indiana’s oldest and largest early childhood education nonprofit, Early Learning Indiana provides leadership, advocacy, and early childhood education services to continually improve the early learning landscape in Indiana.

Day Early Learning provides early care and education to more than 1,000 children annually from six weeks to six years of age in 9 Central Indiana area locations.

The Child Care Answers team helps families navigate child care options by providing information on program quality, child care resource, training and referral services.

Partnerships for Early Learners assists early education programs across Indiana achieve higher levels of quality, build capacity and train good teachers.

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At the  heart of Early Learning Indiana are the Day Early Learning centers.

Day Early Learning serves more than 1,000 children annually from six weeks to six years of age in 9 Central Indiana area locations. We are the state’s largest nonprofit early care and education provider, as well as the largest On My Way Pre-K provider. Our centers focus on providing the highest quality – in care, education, environments and staff. In addition, thanks to a federal grant, we also administer Early Head Start programs for children ages birth to three years of age in three Indianapolis-area high-quality centers.

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Providing child care resources, training and referral services to six counties in Central Indiana.

We help families navigate child care options and provide information on program quality. With a focus on expanding the skills of the early childhood field, our staff provides coaching, trainings and free resources to a range of early care programs. It is the vision of Child Care Answers to ensure that the children of today and tomorrow are cared for in a professional and nurturing manner and that families, child care providers, and community leaders know the importance of their roles in the development of children.

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Helping early education programs across Indiana reach higher levels of quality, build capacity and train and retain good teachers.

As a result of a $20 million grant from Lilly Endowment in 2014, Partnerships for Early Learners was created to assist early education programs across the state reach higher levels of quality, build capacity and train and retain good teachers. In addition to operating a statewide call center that serves more than 60,000 families a year with child care referrals and evidence-based information, we provide coaching, training and outreach to more than 4,000 individual child care providers, independent research on early education and advocates for increased access to high quality early education for all Hoosiers.